Period
to 16 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for XML skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited XML over the 6 months to 16 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
England > North West
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 87 57 47
Rank change year-on-year -30 -10 -10
Permanent jobs citing XML 442 651 596
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 3.52% 4.94% 5.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.38% 11.13% 13.37%
Number of salaries quoted 388 497 516
North West median annual salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.18% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £26,938
90th Percentile £63,750 £57,500 £55,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

XML is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 5,274 5,850 4,457
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 41.95% 44.43% 38.59%
Number of salaries quoted 4,449 4,940 3,829
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,225 £25,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing XML as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for XML in the North West

XML
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing XML in the North West.

Salary trend for XML in the North West

XML
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing XML in the North West over the 6 months to 16 July 2018.

Salary histogram for XML in the North West

XML
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the North West region over the 6 months to 16 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -17 284 £47,500 +5.56% 70
Cheshire -18 108 £40,000 -11.11% 16
Merseyside -20 25 £38,702 +24.85% 8
Lancashire -9 22 £37,500 - 10
XML
England

For the 6 months to 16 July 2018, IT jobs citing XML also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the North West region with a requirement for XML.

1 258 (58.37%) JavaScript
2 256 (57.92%) HTML
3 214 (48.42%) JSON
4 209 (47.29%) CSS
5 189 (42.76%) Agile Software Development
6 185 (41.86%) SQL
7 183 (41.40%) Java
8 179 (40.50%) Web Services
9 146 (33.03%) .NET
10 136 (30.77%) SOAP
11 127 (28.73%) OO
11 127 (28.73%) C#
12 119 (26.92%) jQuery
13 110 (24.89%) MVC
14 107 (24.21%) PHP
15 106 (23.98%) RESTful
16 105 (23.76%) SQL Server
16 105 (23.76%) Scrum
17 102 (23.08%) Software Engineering
18 101 (22.85%) ASP.NET
19 90 (20.36%) MySQL
20 87 (19.68%) Finance
21 86 (19.46%) REST
22 85 (19.23%) Linux
23 79 (17.87%) Continuous Integration
24 77 (17.42%) Git (software)
25 71 (16.06%) Microsoft
26 70 (15.84%) WCF
27 69 (15.61%) Web Development
28 66 (14.93%) Test Automation

XML
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 25 (5.66%) Apache
2 18 (4.07%) CMS
3 17 (3.85%) Confluence
4 16 (3.62%) nginx
5 14 (3.17%) SharePoint
6 13 (2.94%) IIS
7 12 (2.71%) Umbraco
7 12 (2.71%) WordPress
8 10 (2.26%) Tomcat
9 7 (1.58%) JBoss
9 7 (1.58%) NServiceBus
9 7 (1.58%) OpenEdge
10 6 (1.36%) WebSphere
11 5 (1.13%) SharePoint 2013
12 4 (0.90%) Alfresco
12 4 (0.90%) Drupal
12 4 (0.90%) LiveCycle
12 4 (0.90%) SAS
12 4 (0.90%) Sitefinity
13 3 (0.68%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (1.58%) Photoshop
2 5 (1.13%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.90%) GIMP
3 4 (0.90%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.45%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.23%) Camtasia
Business Applications
1 13 (2.94%) Magento
2 7 (1.58%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (1.13%) SAP ERP
4 3 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.68%) Elite 3E
5 2 (0.45%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 23 (5.20%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (3.62%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 9 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (1.58%) SaaS
6 6 (1.36%) BrowserStack
6 6 (1.36%) GitHub
7 5 (1.13%) npm
7 5 (1.13%) Zapier
8 4 (0.90%) AWS CloudFormation
8 4 (0.90%) Dynamics 365
8 4 (0.90%) Google Analytics
9 3 (0.68%) OpenShift
9 3 (0.68%) Serverless
10 2 (0.45%) CheetahMail
10 2 (0.45%) Google Play
10 2 (0.45%) Google Tag Manager
10 2 (0.45%) iTunes
10 2 (0.45%) Office 365
10 2 (0.45%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 37 (8.37%) HTTP
2 12 (2.71%) SSL
3 9 (2.04%) Internet
4 7 (1.58%) DNS
5 4 (0.90%) Bluetooth
5 4 (0.90%) Intranet
5 4 (0.90%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (0.68%) SMS
7 2 (0.45%) POP3
7 2 (0.45%) SMTP
8 1 (0.23%) Extranet
8 1 (0.23%) FTP
8 1 (0.23%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.23%) RS-232
8 1 (0.23%) SSH
8 1 (0.23%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (23.76%) SQL Server
2 90 (20.36%) MySQL
3 29 (6.56%) NoSQL
4 26 (5.88%) Relational Database
5 23 (5.20%) Data Warehouse
6 19 (4.30%) Redis
7 17 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
8 11 (2.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 9 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
10 8 (1.81%) Power BI
10 8 (1.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 7 (1.58%) MongoDB
12 6 (1.36%) RDBMS
13 5 (1.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 4 (0.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 4 (0.90%) Oracle Database
15 3 (0.68%) Hadoop
15 3 (0.68%) MariaDB
16 2 (0.45%) SQL Server 2014
16 2 (0.45%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 77 (17.42%) Git (software)
2 61 (13.80%) JIRA
3 49 (11.09%) Subversion
4 44 (9.95%) Visual Studio
5 41 (9.28%) NUnit
6 34 (7.69%) MSTest
6 34 (7.69%) Selenium
7 26 (5.88%) Jenkins
8 18 (4.07%) Team Foundation Server
9 17 (3.85%) Cucumber
10 15 (3.39%) Maven
10 15 (3.39%) SoapUI
11 13 (2.94%) Bitbucket
11 13 (2.94%) Gradle
12 12 (2.71%) Ant
13 11 (2.49%) SonarQube
14 8 (1.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 8 (1.81%) Eclipse
14 8 (1.81%) JUnit
15 7 (1.58%) SpecFlow
General
1 87 (19.68%) Finance
2 30 (6.79%) Retail
3 21 (4.75%) Advertising
4 18 (4.07%) Marketing
5 15 (3.39%) Games
6 11 (2.49%) Banking
6 11 (2.49%) Law
7 9 (2.04%) Automotive
8 7 (1.58%) Back Office
8 7 (1.58%) Investment Banking
9 5 (1.13%) Legal
10 4 (0.90%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.68%) German Language
11 3 (0.68%) Multimedia
11 3 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.45%) French Language
12 2 (0.45%) Japanese Language
13 1 (0.23%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.23%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.23%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 280 (63.35%) Developer
2 69 (15.61%) Java Developer
3 63 (14.25%) Software Developer
4 58 (13.12%) .NET Developer
5 51 (11.54%) Senior Developer
6 49 (11.09%) C# Developer
7 41 (9.28%) PHP Developer
8 37 (8.37%) C# .NET Developer
9 35 (7.92%) Analyst
10 34 (7.69%) Software Engineer
11 32 (7.24%) Architect
12 27 (6.11%) SQL Developer
13 24 (5.43%) Senior .NET Developer
14 23 (5.20%) C# Software Developer
15 22 (4.98%) Senior Software Developer
16 21 (4.75%) .NET Software Developer
17 19 (4.30%) Senior C# .NET Developer
17 19 (4.30%) Senior C# Developer
18 18 (4.07%) Agile .NET Developer
18 18 (4.07%) Agile C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 256 (57.92%) HTML
2 214 (48.42%) JSON
3 209 (47.29%) CSS
4 179 (40.50%) Web Services
5 146 (33.03%) .NET
6 136 (30.77%) SOAP
7 119 (26.92%) jQuery
8 106 (23.98%) RESTful
9 101 (22.85%) ASP.NET
10 86 (19.46%) REST
11 70 (15.84%) WCF
12 63 (14.25%) HTML5
13 58 (13.12%) Ajax
14 52 (11.76%) AngularJS
15 50 (11.31%) Spring
16 47 (10.63%) JSP
17 45 (10.18%) CSS3
17 45 (10.18%) XSLT
18 44 (9.95%) LINQ
19 43 (9.73%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 46 (10.41%) Computer Science
2 30 (6.79%) Mobile App
3 22 (4.98%) User Experience
4 16 (3.62%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (3.39%) Enterprise Software
6 14 (3.17%) Blog
7 9 (2.04%) Self-Motivation
8 7 (1.58%) CMDB
9 5 (1.13%) N-Tier
9 5 (1.13%) Wiki
10 4 (0.90%) Fintech
10 4 (0.90%) Management Information System
11 3 (0.68%) Data Structures
11 3 (0.68%) Graphic Design
11 3 (0.68%) Greenfield Project
11 3 (0.68%) Linux Command Line
11 3 (0.68%) Video\Live Streaming
12 2 (0.45%) Animation
12 2 (0.45%) Clustering
12 2 (0.45%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 85 (19.23%) Linux
2 45 (10.18%) Windows
3 34 (7.69%) Unix
4 15 (3.39%) Android
5 10 (2.26%) Apple iOS
6 8 (1.81%) Mac OS
7 4 (0.90%) AIX
7 4 (0.90%) Windows Server
8 3 (0.68%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.45%) CentOS
9 2 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.45%) SUSE
10 1 (0.23%) HPUX
10 1 (0.23%) Solaris
10 1 (0.23%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.23%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.23%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 189 (42.76%) Agile Software Development
2 127 (28.73%) OO
3 110 (24.89%) MVC
4 105 (23.76%) Scrum
5 102 (23.08%) Software Engineering
6 79 (17.87%) Continuous Integration
7 69 (15.61%) Web Development
8 66 (14.93%) Test Automation
9 61 (13.80%) Unit Testing
10 56 (12.67%) TDD
11 51 (11.54%) SDLC
12 49 (11.09%) OOP
13 46 (10.41%) Use Case
14 44 (9.95%) DevOps
15 43 (9.73%) UML
16 41 (9.28%) E-Commerce
17 35 (7.92%) DSDM
18 32 (7.24%) MVVM
18 32 (7.24%) RUP
19 31 (7.01%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 258 (58.37%) JavaScript
2 185 (41.86%) SQL
3 183 (41.40%) Java
4 127 (28.73%) C#
5 107 (24.21%) PHP
6 55 (12.44%) T-SQL
7 48 (10.86%) C++
8 45 (10.18%) Python
9 39 (8.82%) PL/SQL
10 26 (5.88%) VB.NET
11 25 (5.66%) Groovy
12 23 (5.20%) Ruby
13 20 (4.52%) VB
14 18 (4.07%) C
15 16 (3.62%) Go
16 15 (3.39%) Perl
17 10 (2.26%) VB6
18 8 (1.81%) XQuery
19 7 (1.58%) Objective-C
19 7 (1.58%) Progress 4GL
Qualifications
1 63 (14.25%) Degree
2 27 (6.11%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (1.58%) Master's Degree
4 6 (1.36%) Security Cleared
5 5 (1.13%) ISTQB
5 5 (1.13%) SC Cleared
6 4 (0.90%) ISEB
7 3 (0.68%) SANS
8 2 (0.45%) CISSP
8 2 (0.45%) CREST Certified
8 2 (0.45%) OSCE
8 2 (0.45%) OSCP
8 2 (0.45%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.23%) CIPFA
9 1 (0.23%) GCIA
9 1 (0.23%) GCIH
9 1 (0.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.23%) PMP
9 1 (0.23%) Siebel Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (6.56%) QA
2 5 (1.13%) Web Application Security Consortium
3 3 (0.68%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.45%) SLA
5 1 (0.23%) GPG13
5 1 (0.23%) ISO 15765
5 1 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 21 (4.75%) Docker
2 10 (2.26%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.68%) LXC
4 1 (0.23%) RACF
4 1 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.23%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (1.81%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (1.36%) Kubernetes
2 6 (1.36%) Puppet
2 6 (1.36%) Single Sign-On
3 3 (0.68%) Ansible
3 3 (0.68%) Kibana
3 3 (0.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (0.68%) Terraform
4 2 (0.45%) Icinga
4 2 (0.45%) Nagios
4 2 (0.45%) WebInspect
5 1 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.23%) logstash
5 1 (0.23%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 71 (16.06%) Microsoft
2 36 (8.14%) Oracle
3 20 (4.52%) Google
4 13 (2.94%) IBM
5 10 (2.26%) Adobe
6 9 (2.04%) SAP
7 8 (1.81%) Salesforce.com
7 8 (1.81%) ServiceNow
7 8 (1.81%) Tableau
8 7 (1.58%) Progress
8 7 (1.58%) Xamarin
8 7 (1.58%) Zend
9 6 (1.36%) Capita
9 6 (1.36%) Sybase
10 5 (1.13%) HP
11 4 (0.90%) Apple
11 4 (0.90%) CyberArk
11 4 (0.90%) Splunk
12 3 (0.68%) MuleSoft
12 3 (0.68%) Talend